1982 Porsche 928 S (Manual) - LHD

Highlights


  • 4.7-litre V8 mated to a five-speed manual gearbox
  • Appears to be a very solid, straight and unrestored example
  • Imported from Arkansas USA


The Appeal


The great thing about the Porsche 928 is how versatile it proved to be. They’re a competent grand tourer, sports car and luxurious coupé all rolled into one and that’s why we love them.

This 1982 ‘S’ features a 4.7-litre V8 and even more excitingly, a five-speed manual gearbox

The History and Paperwork


  • US Title from the state of Arkansas
  • We’re informed that it has never been restored
  • Imported to Spain but still bears an American registration



The Interior


  • The electrically adjustable leather seats show their age but remain usable
  • There is also some wear to the rear seats, but this is not excessive
  • It would appear that the steering wheel has seen better days and has worn through in places
  • So far as we could see, all the carpets and overmats are quite presentable
  • Speakers have been let into the door cards at some point
  • The dashboard exhibits a few cracks but remains serviceable
  • All of the switchgear appears intact and the gauge cluster is in reasonable shape
  • No radio is currently fitted
  • At present, the interior is in usable condition and is a good base for restoration



The Exterior 


  • The red paintwork remains bright and really suits the car
  • We always love to see the 928’s pop-up headlamps, which are a really curious design
  • The vendor points out a few marks and some scuffs to the paint here and there
  • Generally, this is quite a presentable coat of paint which could easily be improved in places
  • The bodywork appears straight with decent panel alignment and door fit
  • Retains its plastic rubber spoilers and trims
  • The wheels present well considering their age
  • All of the lights appear in good order
  • The bonnet badge is rather showing its age now
  • Looks to be exceedingly solid underneath
  • The sills and door bottoms appear really sound
  • Overall, this is a really solid starting point for a rolling restoration



The Mechanics 


  • Five-speed ‘dog-leg’ manual gearbox
  • 4.7-litre V8 engine
  • The engine runs smoothly and sounds fabulous
  • The vendor informs us that it has not been driven much since arriving in Spain
  • We recommend a thorough mechanical inspection
  • It seems to drive well, changing gear smoothly and braking as it should
  • The vendor does not report any faults following their test drives of the car



Summary


This looks like a great project and we’re sure this 928 S will turn out really well. If you’ve always fancied one of these capable Porsche’s, now’s your chance to acquire a solid, original example.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1982
  • Make Porsche
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 180,051 Miles
  • Engine size
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Rioja
  • Location International
  • Country Spain
Bidding history
8 bids from 5 bidders
  • karl.th•••• €8,000 07/02/23
  • veritov•••• €7,800 06/02/23
  • memos-v•••• €7,500 05/02/23
  • veritov•••• €7,200 03/02/23
  • memos-v•••• €7,000 03/02/23
  • karl.th•••• €6,000 31/01/23
  • robinso•••• €1,500 31/01/23
  • philipp•••• €500 31/01/23

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